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Old 23 January 2009, 05:26   #11
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Or boot Linux from a usb stick and use it for the internet, no firewall, no anti virus and no cost. After using it for a couple of months now I really believe that Linux has started to make in roads into the windows empire, it has come on a lot in the last 2-3 years.

Thats not knocking apple mac as its a great OS as well, but £££.

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Old 23 January 2009, 10:20   #12
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Is this worm the same as this latest report I have been sent?
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Old 24 January 2009, 03:52   #13
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I wondered that too Ian. Saw it on the bbc news last night. But if people have had updates for it already Unless the guy I quoted from has the wrong info.
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Old 25 January 2009, 15:28   #14
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Yep - same one.

Microsoft released the patch for it on the 15th October - unfortunately there are a lot of people out there either running without automatic updates enabled, or an old, unsupported version of Windows (ie XP SP1)

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